19th-26th Legislature (1995 -2010)

SENATE
KIM ELTON





Senator Kim Elton
District: B
Party: Democrat

Legislative Service
1995-1998 Representative
1999-2008 Senator
2009-2010 Senator Resigned 3/2/09, 5:00 pm

Date and Place of Birth:
April 9, 1948 Havre, Montana

Occupation:
Writer and Contractor

Spouse:
Marylou

Residency in Alaska:
1961-present

Education:
High School - Juneau Douglas High School 1962-66 College/University - St. Olaf College, 1966-68; University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1972-74

Military Service:
U.S. Army, 1969-71, Vietnam service, Honorable Discharge

Political and Government Positions:
State Senate 1999-Present; House of Representatives, 1995-98; Member, Labor & Commerce Committee, Special Committee on Fisheries, Community & Regional Affairs Committee; Executive Director, Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute; Juneau Borough Assembly Member, 1989-1994; Assistant State Ombudsman; Staff, Legislative Ethics Committee; Director of Policy for Lieutenant Governor Terry Miller; Member, State Board of Education's Task Force on School Funding

Business and Professional Positions:
Editor, Juneau Empire, 1976-78; Newspaper Reporter/Editor for Anchorage Times and Fairbanks Daily News-Miner; Commercial Fishing (troller); Member, Alaska State Salary Commission

Special Interests:
Hiking, black & white photography, fishing, golf

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 13 INSURANCE DISCRIMINATION BY CREDIT RATING SENATORS ELTON, COWDERY
CHAPTER 150 SLA 03 08/06/2003
SB 17 MEDICAID FOR BREAST & CERVICAL CANCER SENATORS DAVIS, ELLIS, ELTON, FRENCH, GUESS, HOFFMAN, LINCOLN, OLSON
(S) HES 01/21/2003
SB 26 STATE EMPLOYEES CALLED TO MILITARY DUTY SENATORS ELTON, TAYLOR
CHAPTER 65 SLA 03 06/11/2003
SB 243 POSTSECONDARY STUDENT IMMUNIZATION SENATOR ELTON
(S) RLS 04/19/2004
SB 245 PERS BENEFITS FOR HARBOR OFFICERS SENATOR ELTON
(S) STA 01/12/2004
SB 281 GENETICALLY MODIFIED FISH SENATOR ELTON BY REQUEST OF SALMON INDUSTRY TASK FORCE
(S) FIN 03/04/2004
SB 282 RESTAURANTS ETC DISCLOSE WILD/FARMED FISH SENATOR ELTON BY REQUEST OF SALMON INDUSTRY TASK FORCE
CHAPTER 146 SLA 04 07/03/2004
SB 290 PUBLIC EMPLOYEES ON ACTIVE MILITARY DUTY SENATOR ELTON
(S) STA 02/02/2004
SCR 11 GOVERNOR'S CHILDREN'S CABINET SENATOR ELTON
(S) STA 04/22/2003
SJR 20 US COAST GUARD ROTC PROGRAM SENATOR ELTON
(S) HES 05/17/2003
SJR 22 ELIMINATE SOCIAL SECURITY OFFSET SENATOR ELTON
(S) STA 01/12/2004
SJR 32 CONST AM: PERM FUND INCOME FOR DIVIDENDS SENATOR ELTON
(S) FIN 03/01/2004
SSCR 1 DISAPPROVING EXECUTIVE ORDER 107 SENATOR ELTON
(S) STA 03/10/2003



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 1 STALKING & PROTECTIVE ORDERS REPRESENTATIVES HEINZE, CRAWFORD
CHAPTER 87 SLA 03 06/13/2003
HB 2 CIVIL STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS/SEX OFFENSES REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 40 SLA 03 06/05/2003
HB 12 HARASSMENT BY ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 13 SLA 03 05/01/2003
HB 15 SOLICITATIONS/CONSUMER PROTECTION REPRESENTATIVE FATE
CHAPTER 55 SLA 04 06/14/2004
HB 16 STRANDED GAS DEVELOPMENT ACT AMENDMENTS REPRESENTATIVE FATE
CHAPTER 4 SLA 03 04/07/2003
HB 23 RESTITUTION FOR CRIME VICTIMS REPRESENTATIVE WEYHRAUCH
CHAPTER 26 SLA 03 05/28/2003
HB 25 HEALTH CARE SERVICES DIRECTIVES REPRESENTATIVE WEYHRAUCH
CHAPTER 83 SLA 04 06/25/2004
HB 49 EXPAND DNA DATABASE REPRESENTATIVES ANDERSON, HAWKER
CHAPTER 88 SLA 03 06/13/2003
HB 51 LABELING OF PRESCRIBED DRUGS REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
CHAPTER 123 SLA 04 06/29/2004
HB 52 SEX CRIME AND PORNOGRAPHY OFFENSES REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 41 SLA 03 06/05/2003
HB 56 UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICES ATTY FEES/COSTS REPRESENTATIVE GARA
CHAPTER 169 SLA 04 07/26/2004
HB 58 REINSTATEMENT OF NATIVE CORPS REPRESENTATIVE FOSTER
CHAPTER 7 SLA 03 04/11/2003
HB 59 CLEANUP OF ILLEGAL DRUG SITES REPRESENTATIVE HOLM
CHAPTER 142 SLA 03 07/16/2003
HB 69 REGULATION OF SHALLOW NATURAL GAS REPRESENTATIVE KOHRING
CHAPTER 45 SLA 03 06/06/2003
HB 82 LIMITATIONS ON COMMERCIAL ELECTRONIC MAIL REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 14 SLA 03 05/01/2003
HB 90 TAX CREDIT:SALMON DEVELOPMENT/UTILIZATION REPRESENTATIVE STEVENS
CHAPTER 57 SLA 03 06/10/2003
HB 105 COMMERCIAL FISHING LOANS REPRESENTATIVE STEVENS
CHAPTER 56 SLA 03 06/10/2003
HB 118 TRANSPORTATION OF COMMERCIAL FISH REPRESENTATIVE SEATON BY REQUEST OF SALMON INDUSTRY TASK FORCE
CHAPTER 112 SLA 03 06/16/2003
HB 196 CARBON SEQUESTRATION REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ
CHAPTER 152 SLA 04 07/03/2004
HB 205 PFD: PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEERS & MISC REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
(S) JUD 05/15/2003
HB 213 PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE REPRESENTATIVE WEYHRAUCH
CHAPTER 165 SLA 04 07/26/2004
HB 233 INCREASE EDUCATION FUNDING REPRESENTATIVE WILSON
CHAPTER 58 SLA 04 06/15/2004
HB 282 UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEE RESEARCH CONTRACTS REPRESENTATIVE FATE
CHAPTER 22 SLA 04 04/23/2004
HB 304 JACK COGHILL BRIDGE TO THE INTERIOR REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 7 SLA 04 03/15/2004
HB 334 UNLAWFUL EXPLOITATION OF MINOR/CHILD PORN REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 131 SLA 04 06/29/2004
HB 337 ANATOMICAL GIFTS REGISTRY/AWARENESS FUND REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 68 SLA 04 06/16/2004
HB 339 TRADE PRACTICES: FREE TRIAL/OPT-OUT PLANS REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 57 SLA 04 06/14/2004
HB 341 DIVE FISHERY MANAGEMENT ASSESSMENT REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAMS
CHAPTER 156 SLA 04 07/03/2004
HB 344 MINING FEES/LABOR/ROYALTIES/ABANDONMENT REPRESENTATIVE FATE
CHAPTER 26 SLA 04 05/04/2004
HB 347 EXEMPT TAXIS FROM VEHICLE RENTAL TAX REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
CHAPTER 29 SLA 04 05/07/2004
HB 350 CRIME VICTIMS' COMPENSATION FOR ARSON REPRESENTATIVES GATTO, GRUENBERG
CHAPTER 30 SLA 04 05/13/2004
HB 379 OFFICE OF CITIZENSHIP ASSISTANCE REPRESENTATIVE WEYHRAUCH
CHAPTER 167 SLA 04 07/26/2004
HB 385 AWARDING CHILD CUSTODY REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 111 SLA 04 06/29/2004
HB 397 DEFENSE CONTACTS WITH VICTIMS & WITNESSES REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 18 SLA 04 04/21/2004
HB 398 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FATALITY REVIEW TEAM REPRESENTATIVE DAHLSTROM
CHAPTER 19 SLA 04 04/21/2004
HB 443 TEACHERS AND NURSES HOUSING LOAN PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
(S) FIN 05/08/2004
HB 459 ELECTRONIC/OPTICAL SCAN VOTING MACHINES REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
CHAPTER 154 SLA 04 07/03/2004
HCR 6 EXTEND JT LEG SALMON INDUSTRY TASK FORCE REPRESENTATIVE STEVENS
LEGIS RESOLVE 3 03/27/2003
HCR 8 INHALANTS AND POISONS AWARENESS WEEK REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 03/27/2003
HCR 11 ALASKA WILD SALMON WEEK REPRESENTATIVE WOLF
LEGIS RESOLVE 15 05/08/2003
HCR 21 ALASKA ENERGY POLICY TASK FORCE REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
LEGIS RESOLVE 24 06/05/2003
HCR 31 TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS MONTH REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
LEGIS RESOLVE 43 05/07/2004
HJR 22 PATRIOT ACT AND DEFENDING CIVIL LIBERTIES REPRESENTATIVE GUTTENBERG
LEGIS RESOLVE 27 07/15/2003
HJR 29 US COAST GUARD ROTC/JROTC PROGRAMS REPRESENTATIVE LYNN
LEGIS RESOLVE 30 07/15/2003
HJR 30 ELIMINATE SOCIAL SECURITY OFFSET REPRESENTATIVE GATTO
LEGIS RESOLVE 42 05/04/2004
HJR 34 FED TRAINING AND ASSISTANCE FOR FISHERMEN REPRESENTATIVE OGG BY REQUEST OF SALMON INDUSTRY TASK FORCE
LEGIS RESOLVE 63 06/09/2004
SB 3 INFLATION PROOF FOUNDATION FORMULA SENATOR DAVIS
(S) HES 01/21/2003
SB 8 TAMPERING WITH PUBLIC RECORDS SENATOR DAVIS
CHAPTER 141 SLA 03 07/10/2003
SB 11 FOUNDATION FORMULA ADJUSTMENTS SENATOR GUESS
(S) HES 02/16/2004
SB 12 TEACHER LOAN ASSUMPTION PROGRAM SENATOR GUESS
(S) HES 01/21/2003
SB 19 GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE FOR PRIVATE GROUPS SENATOR GUESS
(S) STA 01/21/2003
SB 27 TRACKING OF PESTICIDE USE SENATOR ELLIS
(S) RES 04/07/2004
SB 28 GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE FOR PRIVATE GROUPS SENATOR ELLIS
(S) STA 01/21/2003
SB 34 ELECTRONIC MAIL SENATOR ELLIS
(S) L&C 01/21/2003
SB 52 SPECIAL ELECTION FOR U.S. SENATE VACANCY SENATOR ELLIS
(S) STA 01/31/2003
SB 57 APPROP: ARCTIC WINTER GAMES TEAM ALASKA SENATOR OLSON
(S) CRA 02/05/2003
SB 64 CREDIT INFORMATION SENATOR FRENCH
(H) JUD 05/05/2003
SB 66 MINING:INFRASTRUCTURE FUND/WATER STANDARD SENATOR GUESS
(S) RES 02/12/2003
SB 85 REPEAT SERIOUS SEX OFFENSES/VICTIM COMP. SENATOR FRENCH
CHAPTER 90 SLA 03 06/13/2003
SB 88 FOREST RESOURCES & PRACTICES STANDARDS SENATOR SEEKINS
CHAPTER 123 SLA 03 06/18/2003
SB 126 INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CONTRACEPTIVES SENATOR ELLIS
(S) STA 03/07/2003
SB 132 MINTO FLATS GAME REFUGE & TOWNSITE SENATOR LINCOLN
CHAPTER 168 SLA 04 07/26/2004
SB 135 VETERANS APPRECIATION DAY SENATOR ELLIS
(S) STA 03/10/2003
SB 146 COMMEMORATIVE VETERANS LICENSE PLATE SENATOR GUESS
CHAPTER 68 SLA 03 06/11/2003
SB 148 PFD: ALLOWABLE ABSENCE FOR MILITARY SVC SENATOR COWDERY
CHAPTER 69 SLA 03 06/11/2003
SB 154 NURSE EDUC LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM SENATOR FRENCH
(S) FIN 05/07/2003
SB 177 PERS/TRS COLA FOR ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY SENATOR STEVENS B
CHAPTER 70 SLA 03 06/11/2003
SB 189 JONATHAN LINK COURTHOUSE SENATOR WAGONER
(S) STA 04/16/2003
SB 217 GENETIC PRIVACY SENATOR OLSON
CHAPTER 176 SLA 04 07/26/2004
SB 224 MINORS DRIVING AFTER CONSUMING ALCOHOL SENATOR COWDERY
CHAPTER 128 SLA 04 06/29/2004
SB 248 HIGH SCHOOL COMPETENCY EXAMS/DIPLOMAS SENATOR GUESS
(S) HES 02/13/2004
SB 251 APPROP: LONGEVITY BONUS SENATOR FRENCH
(S) HES 01/12/2004
SB 270 AVALANCHE AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 10 SLA 04 03/22/2004
SB 283 APPROP:CAPITAL/SUPPLEMENTAL/REAPPROP/CBR SENATOR HOFFMAN
CHAPTER 159 SLA 04 07/19/2004
SB 286 DIRECT MARKETING FISHERIES BUSINESS/TAXES SENATOR STEDMAN BY REQUEST OF SALMON INDUSTRY TASK FORCE
CHAPTER 147 SLA 04 07/03/2004
SB 296 PAPER TRAIL FOR ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINE SENATOR ELLIS
(S) FIN 02/20/2004
SB 308 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROTECTIVE ORDERS SENATOR FRENCH
TRANSMITTED TO (H) 05/10/2004
SB 309 BLOOD PATHOGENS TESTING OF PRISONERS SENATOR WAGONER
CHAPTER 142 SLA 04 06/30/2004
SB 321 MODIFICATION OF OIL SEVERANCE TAX SENATOR FRENCH
(S) RES 02/16/2004
SB 327 ROLLERBLADES,ROLLER SKATES, ROLLER SKIS SENATOR SEEKINS
CHAPTER 81 SLA 04 06/17/2004
SB 349 MIDWIFERY BIRTH CENTER LICENSING SENATOR DAVIS
CHAPTER 118 SLA 04 06/29/2004
SCR 4 AVALANCHE AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR GREEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 7 04/24/2003
SCR 5 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH: MARCH 2003 SENATOR STEVENS B
LEGIS RESOLVE 2 04/24/2003
SCR 6 LOCATION OF NEW SEAFOOD LAB SENATOR WAGONER
(S) FIN 04/09/2003
SCR 21 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH: MARCH 2004 SENATOR STEVENS B
LEGIS RESOLVE 36 02/24/2004
SJR 9 SUPPORTING MEMBERS OF MILITARY SENATOR BUNDE
LEGIS RESOLVE 6 04/24/2003
SJR 10 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE RESOLUTION SENATOR GREEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 20 08/25/2003
SJR 11 NATIONAL WHEELCHAIR GAMES SENATOR ELLIS
(S) CRA 03/10/2003
SJR 12 SUPPORTING HALIBUT BYCATCH PROJECT SENATOR STEVENS G
LEGIS RESOLVE 14 05/08/2003
SJR 15 PATRIOT ACT AND DEFENDING CIVIL LIBERTIES SENATOR ELLIS
(S) STA 04/02/2003
SJR 17 ALASKA-YUKON INTERGOV RELATIONS ACCORD SENATOR OLSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 19 08/25/2003
SJR 28 EXXON VALDEZ DAMAGE CLAIMS SENATOR WAGONER
(S) RES 02/11/2004
SR 3 COMMEMORATING SEN. FRANK FERGUSON& OTHERS SENATOR OLSON
SENATE RESOLVE 4 06/23/2004